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Cricket World Cup final: Brendon McCullum - Hell of a ride and we have no regrets

New Zealand Herald - ‎17 minutes ago‎
With the dust at the MCG's pitch now settled, life in New Zealand carries on today - or so an expert assures us. Victoria University psychologist Associate Professor Marc Wilson said the cricket fever that has run rampant throughout the nation would swiftly ...
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Protesters to step up push for 'clean energy strategy'

TVNZ - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Protesters are expected back in central Auckland today, continuing to push their stance against deep sea oil drilling. Hundreds of people demanding a clean energy strategy marched yesterday from Victoria Park to a summit at the SkyCity Convention Centre.
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Suspected Masterton gang fight investigated

3News NZ - ‎46 minutes ago‎
A woman has spent the night in intensive care after a suspected gang fight in Masterton. Police were called to Miriam St amid reports of a brawl and a vehicle collision.
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A look at Lee Kuan Yew and the 'malaria-infested backwater' myth

Christian Science Monitor - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Singapore made incredible strides under Mr. Lee, who was laid to rest today. But it was also well ahead of many of its Asian peers at independence.

'Risky phase looms for rebuild'

Stuff.co.nz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Serious Fraud Office (SFO) boss Julie Read has signalled that the Christchurch rebuild is entering a dangerous phase where white collar criminals may siphon money from major building projects.
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Zespri bounces back after Psa

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The first shipment of New Zealand kiwifruit set off from the Port of Tauranga yesterday, marking the start of a season that looks set to see volumes bounce back to pre-Psa levels, says Zespri chief executive Lain Jager.
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Air Canada flight leaves runway in Halifax, 25 sent to hospital

CBC.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax left the runway as it landed at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport early Sunday morning, sending 25 people to hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening.
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Syrian Islamist Rebels Deal Blow to Assad With Capture of Idlib

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
A member of the al-Fateh opposition force stands next to a bust depicting late Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, father of President Bashar al-Assad, after forces seized control of Idlib, Syria, on March 28, 2015.
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Nigeria election: Voting forced into second day after technical glitches

ABC Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nigeria's closely fought general elections were forced into a second day on Sunday after failures in controversial new technology disrupted polling, including for president Goodluck Jonathan.
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Duchess of Cambridge jokes about having a daughter

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Duchess of Cambridge has told friends she is convinced she is having a girl - because she can't stop scoffing sweet treats.
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Peters, promises, payback

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Northland's new MP predicts other regions will pick up seat's discontent and also punish Govt. Winston Peters speaks to supporters at the Duke of Marlborough Hotel after his byelection victory.
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SH1 crash near Temuka

Timaru Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Drivers are being urged to avoid State Highway One in Canterbury near Temuka following a serious crash. The highway is closed south of Orari and diversions are expected to remain in place for the next two to three hours following the crash between a truck ...
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Mayor Len Brown hopes Ports of Auckland will 'take a breather' on construction

New Zealand Herald - ‎Mar 27, 2015‎
Mr Brown told TV3's The Nation today that a study on the economic, environmental and social impact of the port on wider Auckland has begun.
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Wellington Airport extension favoured

NZ City - ‎Mar 27, 2015‎
Mayors in the Wellington region are in favour of partially funding an extension of Wellington Airport's runway. Share on twitter Share on email Share on facebook Share on print More Sharing Services ?
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Crankworx concert: Hundreds turn out (+video)

New Zealand Herald - ‎Mar 27, 2015‎
A huge crowd was treated to great New Zealand music at the Village Green for the opening night of the Crankworx Rotorua Bikes and Beats Festival.
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'Battlefield Hardline' has enough fun to paper over flaws

Sentinel & Enterprise - ‎5 hours ago‎
With "Hardline," the Battlefield series swaps out its familiar military setting for a tale of cops and robbers. Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.
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Follow up on Facebook

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Mar 28, 2015‎
I don't know about you, but it seems very easy for me to while away time on Facebook. I quickly log on to check out my newsfeed, and the next minute I find 20 minutes has disappeared!

Wellington's CubaDupa revives carnival atmosphere

Stuff.co.nz - ‎9 hours ago‎
29032015 News Photo: Maarten Holl/Fairfax NZ CubaDupa carnival, Wellington, Day two. Wellington performer Con (Conrad) Coom (centre front) with other members of ELECTRIC GROOVE RIDER; The very wacky and delightful Electric Groove Rider is a ...
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The best love-hate relationships on TV

Stuff.co.nz - ‎16 hours ago‎
A BATTLE OF QUEEN BEES: Blake Lively as Serena and Leighton Meester as Blair in Gossip Girl. Urban Dictionary defines a frenemy as an enemy disguised as a friend.
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Netball: Final quarter burst gives Mystics win

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Northern Mystics took three quarters to get going then showed their class, sweeping past the Southern Steel at Trusts Stadium last night.
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Triathlon: Hewitt fights back for third

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jonathan Brownlee finally broke Javier Gomez's stranglehold to win the men's race. Photo / Nick Reed. Andrea Hewitt secured her first medal at the Auckland leg of the World Triathlon Series and probably did enough to qualify for next year's Olympics in the ...
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Cricket World Cup: Black Caps fan's 34000km trip 'a good decision'

New Zealand Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
Peter Thompson will have 18.5 hours in Australia - he's hoping the Black Caps make it great holiday for him. Photo / Supplied.
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Japanese whaling ships return home from Antarctic with no catch

The Japan Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Japanese whaling ships have returned home from the Antarctic for the first time in nearly 30 years with no catch onboard, after a U.N.
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Physicist dedicated to building a time machine

Stuff.co.nz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Theoretical physicist Ronald Mallett pours dry ice into a ring laser at a laboratory at the University of Connecticut. Mallett has devoted his research to time travel.

Kiwi nurse Bronni McBain tells of Ebola scare

Stuff.co.nz - ‎1 hour ago‎
A day after working in an Ebola redzone nurse Bronni McBain was on her way back home to Gore. She spent eight weeks in the middle of an Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone and said it was confronting to see so much devastation.
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Cool video shows how much keeping fit has changed in a century

Stuff.co.nz - ‎15 hours ago‎
If you're anything like us, you'll soon be wishing you were alive and kicking in 1910. Because in that day and age, it turns out gentle stretching - now just known as "warming up" - was considered proper exercise.
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Being Too Focussed On A Task Can Be A Bad Thing Say Researchers

Newsroom America - ‎18 hours ago‎
(Newsroom America) -- During tasks that require our attention, we might become so engrossed in what we are doing that we fail to notice there is a better way to get the job done, say researchers.
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Gene that drives most aggressive breast cancer identified

Financial Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
breast, breat cancer, Gene, breast cancer Gene, health news Researchers found that so-called 'triple-negative breast cancers' are two distinct diseases that likely originate from different cell types.
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